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The Harley Open - Call for Artists

For The Harley Open exhibition, we invite artists whether professional or amateur to enter their work in to our popular competition.

The Open Exhibition is a celebration of 2D art, and gives artists, whether just starting out and experimenting, or experienced professionals the perfect opportunity to showcase their work.

Painting Class: Learn to express emotion in your artwork with texture and colour. March 11, 10-2 pm £35.08

Using a variety of media you will paint a piece of art, taking inspiration from the spa town of Matlock Bath.
Naturally mindful painting is a good way to relax and unwind from everyday stress.
This workshop will inspire you to express emotion in your work with texture and colour.
Materials are included but please bring your own canvas or paper, and wear old clothes.
All abilities are welcome, refreshments included but bring a packed lunch. Pay and display parking is available onsite.

The Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath

South Parade

The Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) Scholarships and Apprenticeships are now open

If you are a talented or aspiring craftsperson you can now apply for @QESTcraft funding of up to £18,000.  QEST has funded craftspeople across more than 150 craft disciplines ranging from millinery to thatching, arms & armour restoration to ice sculpture and basket-weaving to musical instrument making. QEST supports the training and education of talented or aspiring craftspeople and we are looking to share the news of this opportunity as widely as possible.  

Engineering firm JMS plans to build a reputation as Derby’s best employer

JMS, the national group of consulting engineers, is excited to announce the opening of a new Derby office in January 2020.

With a growing customer-base in and around Derby, the building and infrastructure specialists will play a key role in many of the upcoming civil and structural developments in the area. As well as making their mark on the local skyline, they also have their sights set on becoming one of the best employers in the area, with their generous approach to working hours and staff welfare.

Derbyshire High Sheriff Visits Broomfield Hall

Lord Burlington, Derbyshire’s High Sheriff and Chancellor of the University of Derby, has visited Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall Land-based and Leisure college in Morley to meet students benefiting from higher education programmes.

Joseph Wright Centre Celebrates Student Achievements

The achievements of students at Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre have been officially recognised at a celebration evening.

Students who have either graduated from or are continuing their studies for A levels, Creative or Digital programmes at JWC were presented with subject prizes at the annual event.

Geology Students Join Volcano Study Field Trip

A level Geology students from Derby College Group’s Joseph Wright Centre have spent a week in studying dormant volcanoes in Tenerife as part of their study programme.

Field tasks included measuring the fall of rocks through a ravine, examining rock faces to determine the history of eruptions over time and looking at the tracts left by major landslides that caused Tsunamis thousands of miles away.

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